Official State of Rhode Island website
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Rhode Island Employment First was founded on the beliefs that everyone can work and everyone has the right to earn a living wage at a job that fits their talents, skills, and interests. We want all people – regardless of ability – to be able to achieve their personal dreams of success and earn the respect they deserve.
We enhance lives by creating greater opportunities for all people to advance their careers
We help individuals use their strengths and talents in order to increase their economic wealth
We help people gain a sense of accomplishment and create their own social identity
We help the community benefit from community employment by providing diversity and enrichment to the community
We promote equal opportunity within the community and decrease dependency on public funding